sftp put -r not working, terminal prints “Entering myDirectory” and then nothing happens
I am trying to upload a directory from my local machine to a Digital Ocean droplet, ubuntu 14.04, using the command "put -r myDirectory". Initially I had the "unable to canonicalize path" issue, but I created a remote 'myDirectory' as instructed and the error message disappeared.
However, "put -r myDirectory" still doesn't work - the console prints "Uploading myDirectory/ to /remote/path/myDirectory, Entering myDirectory/" and then nothing happens. I am new to sftp but I'm very puzzled as I can't find my problem on the internet.